Light Of The world

In this dark chaotic world it would be easy to lose hope to lose faith, lose touch, to stop caring so much hate, self righteousness, bigotry There are problems everywhere So much that if you tender your heart it can feel like death   Yet there is another way Where instead of focusing on the... Continue Reading →

The Problem is Love?

Is the world burning? Are these the end times? Look at the news Look at social media What has happened? Where are we heading?   Murder, rape, slavery Terrorism, prison brakes Pirates, dictators, kingpins   Money laundering, tax evasion Political corruption, corporate corruption Capitalism, communism, socialism Fuck-it-all-ism   Domestic abuse Rampant prejudice Bullying, pedophilea,  ... Continue Reading →

Because You

I choose You Because You chose me I choose love Because You love me I choose submission Because You have set me free I am healed Because You suffered I belong Because You adopted me I have identity Because You named me I thank You Because You are You

Part the Darkness

Close your eyes Place your hands together in front of your chest Picture darkness in front of you The darkness and chaos of this time of year Whatever causes you pain make sure it's in there Stretch your arms out fully Feel the darkness pressing against your arms Now open your arms slowly Part the... Continue Reading →

The Skeptic

Thousands gather to honor the Lord Healing is suggested Then healing is claimed Can it be real? Could it be true? Why do you feel nothing? Is this all a sham A trick to try and make you believe? Really? How arrogant are you, that you could think that this is all about you?  ... Continue Reading →

Pure Love

Accepting responsibility It is easy to misunderstand There are many parts of the story Parts I am smart enough not to share here   I can paint you the picture of a victim Make it all seem so pitiful I can give you the psychological justifications As they have been revealed to me   The... Continue Reading →

Through Grace Alone

It is through grace alone That I am here today, not the sum of regrets For the boy that was and the boy that could have been But the man who is, who is not the man that was   Without that grace The man who is, is not And the boy that was is... Continue Reading →

The Council

The council gathers in the royal courts, the splendor of the surroundings beautiful beyond description, more magnificent than you would imagine any hand could make. The muffled whispers are ceased upon the pounding of a gavel, pure silence follows and the proceedings begin. “So Yejshu, tell me of the progress in the 2nd Gamma Nebulous”... Continue Reading →

Grace

It is through grace alone That I am here today Not the sum of regrets For the boy that was and the boy that could have been But the man who is Who is not the man that was Without that grace The man who is, is not And the boy that was is Thank... Continue Reading →

The Waterfall

There is a river that flows from the throne A river that gives life Making valleys, forging paths It comes to a cliff and drops   A beautiful waterfall beyond imagination I approach the waterfall slowly As I cup my hands the water fills them More calmly that the flow should allow   I take... Continue Reading →

Not Just Some Bloke

The significance of my place is difficult to understand To some I am everything, to others I do not exist I have learned that measuring yourself by what the world thinks, leads only to emptiness   You see, to the world I may well be “just some bloke” However I do not belong to the... Continue Reading →

Reading: Unveiled by Alan Smith

Well look at me I finished another book – woohoo!! Very different from Elmore Leonard’s collection of short stories, Unveiled is a Christian book on “The transforming power of God’s presence and voice”. I actually bought the book about a year ago. The author Alan Smith was a pastor at a large church in a... Continue Reading →

Easter Choir @ CTCC

I figured I should write about this before Easter becomes too much of a distant memory and the post just seems completely random. This past Easter something pretty cool happened at my church, we had an Easter choir. To my knowledge this is the first time there has been a choir there. So being the... Continue Reading →

Happy Easter

On my very best days When I think right, speak right Walk right and act right Still you died for me On my very worst days When I respond in anger When I fall foul of sin Still you died for me When I didn’t even know you When I had run as far as... Continue Reading →

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